Past Shows

Oct 2-3, 2008
Words & Music

An evening exploring literature inspired by music and music inspired by literature. With texts by Allen Ginsberg, Michael Ondaatje, Marcel Proust, Guy Vanderhaeghe, David S. Young, and August Kleinzahler. Music by Jonathan Goldsmith, Tom Walsh, Ceasar Franck, Johnny Mercer, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Justin Rutledge.

Program & Repertoire

I Thought About You

Johnny Mercer & Jimmy Van Heusen

A History of Western Music, Ch. 29

August Kleinzahler

Violin Sonata in A Major - Listen

Cesar Franck

Text by Marcel Proust

i. Allegro ben moderato

ii. Excerpt from Remembrances of Things Past

iii. Allegro

iv. Excerpt from Remembrances of Things Past

v. Recitativo

vi. Excerpt from Remembrances of Things Past

vii. Allegretto poco mosso


Scene from Fire - Listen

Paul Ledoux & David S. Young

Words by Michael Ondaatje

Music by Robert Carli

Peter Don't You Lock That Gate Tonight

Justin Rutledge

All Around This World

Words by Michael Ondaatje


Jonathan Goldsmith

Text by Allen Ginsberg


Christine Bougie, guitar

Andrew Burashko, piano

Max Christie, clarinet

Ted Dykstra, actor

Jonathan Goldsmith, piano

Kate Haynes, cello

Gregory Hoskins, singer

George Koller, double bass

Blake Manning, drums & percussion

Hugh Marsh, electric violin

Michael Ondaatje, reader

Rick Roberts, actor

Mayumi Seiler, violin

Julie Wedman, violin

Michael White, trumpet

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